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Stephen Ross to speak at Wayne State law school

Stephen Ross to speak at Wayne State law school

Kirk Pinho – Stephen M. Ross will speak at the Wayne State University Law School for the first time on April 9. Ross, a 1965 graduate of the school and a billionaire real estate developer and owner of the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins and their Sun Life Stadium, will field questions from Dean Jocelyn […]

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Report gives mixed grades to charter school authorizers

A new report from The Education Trust-Midwest found huge disparities in performance among Michigan’s charter school authorizers. The report released by the Royal Oak-based nonpartisan research, policy and advocacy organization shows that of the nearly 150 charter schools opened since the state charter school cap was lifted in fall 2011, about 20 percent were authorized […]

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Detroit's hard-walkin' worker goes to school

Detroit's hard-walkin' worker goes to school It was a stack of notes from second-graders — in big-block printing, with cute misspellings like "complane" for complain and "lazzy" for lazy. Some invited him to their school, others drew colorful pictures or maps charting his 21-mile trek from his … Full News here – Read more on […]

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New report gives mixed grades to Michigan charter school authorizers

Kirk Pinho – A new report from a local nonpartisan research, policy and advocacy organization for the first time grades the performance of Michigan’s charter school authorizers. And the results show huge disparities in performance. The report released Thursday by Royal Oak-based The Education Trust-Midwest shows that of the nearly 150 charter schools opened since the state […]

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Detroit school deficit affects reform effort

Detroit school deficit affects reform effort Two leaders in a coalition of community and business leaders said Friday the size and scope of Detroit Public Schools' deficit looms large over their task of giving Gov. Rick Snyder recommendations for improving Detroit's system of schools. The … Full News here – Read more on The Detroit […]

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Court: Emergency managers control vacancies on school boards

Associated Press – The Michigan appeals court says emergency managers running school districts have the power to fill vacancies on a school board. The court ruled Wednesday in the case of Jonathan Kinloch, who was appointed to the Detroit school board in 2013 by emergency manager Roy Roberts. Kinloch got the cold shoulder at his […]

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Groups gather for annual ‘Legacy March’ outside Martin Luther King Jr. high school in Detroit

A group marched in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday on Detroit’s east side. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit-area high school student’s Twitter challenge wins him prom date with ex-U of M basketball player’s girlfriend

What would come from a Woodhaven teen’s pie-in-the-sky Twitter challenge is national media attention and a prom date with the attractive girlfriend of an NBA player. Full News here – Detroit News

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Mural on Detroit school sparking outrage

It was a shocking image that has a community stunned, disgusted, and sickened. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Former Highland Park School Board president sentenced to prison for unlawful conversion of school funds, false tax return

The Highland Park School Board member who pleaded guilty to using companies to submit false invoices and then taking a cut of the cash while on the school board was sentenced to 18 months in prison. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit school issues stranger danger alert

Parents at Carver Academy in Detroit are on alert after the school issued a stranger danger alert to them following an incident before winter break. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Squatters locked out of abandoned Detroit school

Steve Townsend doesn’t just live in Detroit. He protects and serves the city as a police officer. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Two men charged with assaulting substitute teacher at Detroit high school

Two men were charged with assault Sunday after an attack on a substitute teacher at Central Collegiate Academy that took place Friday. Full News here – Detroit News

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Teacher’s spouse attacks sub at Detroit school

A Detroit teacher’s husband beat up a substitute teacher at Central Collegiate Academy Friday, and it happened while students were inside the classrooms. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Two injured in Detroit school bus accident

Rescue crews are responding to a school bus accident on Detroit’s west side. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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